Home/Tag: federalism
20 07, 2020

The Final Decade?

By |2020-07-20T14:57:47+00:00July 20th, 2020|Categories: Brexit, Climate Change, Federalism, Future of Europe, Views from the Federal Trust|Tags: , , |

  About the Author Tony Czarnecki is a futurist - a member of Chatham House and Managing Partner of Sustensis, London – a Think Tank for inspirations for Humanity's transition to coexistence with Superintelligence. In this article he presents his views on possible developments on the global, European and British [...]

17 06, 2020

The Union restored to full health?

By |2020-06-17T10:35:57+00:00June 17th, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus, Europe, Federalism, Views from the Federal Trust|Tags: , , , |

The excitedly visionary – or fantasist – proponents of "more Europe" are already talking about a new Health Union alongside Fiscal Union, Defense Union and even the seemingly more mundane Banking Union. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ursula von der Leyen and her college of commissioners have seized [...]

10 06, 2020

What is a Hamilton moment?

By |2020-06-16T14:18:30+00:00June 10th, 2020|Categories: EU Policies & Institutions, Europe, Federalism, Future of Europe, Views from the Federal Trust|Tags: , , |

by Professor Sam Whimster Deputy Director & Head of UK Futures Programme, Global Policy Institute     Have I seen this musical before? No, that is not a Hamilton moment, but the musical is based on Ron Chernow's excellent biography of one of America's founding fathers, Alexander Hamilton. We used [...]

26 05, 2020

Federal states deal best with the pandemic

By |2020-06-04T11:19:34+00:00May 26th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Coronavirus, Devolution, Federalism, Federalism, Scotland|Tags: , , , |

by David GowEditor of Sceptical.scot, Senior Adviser at Social Europe and Senior Adviser at Acumen Public Affairs. He is former European Business Editor of The Guardian and worked for The Scotsman and London Weekend Television. 26th May 2020 Federal Germany has won substantial plaudits around the world, not least in other parts of Europe, for its comparative [...]

14 02, 2020

Anti-federalist Europeanism: a theoretical and practical impossibility?

By |2020-06-23T15:55:09+00:00February 14th, 2020|Categories: Brexit, Europe, Federalism|Tags: , , , , , |

by Dr Andrew BlickReader in Politics and Contemporary History at King’s College London; Senior Research Fellow at the Federal Trust 14th February 2020 Criticism of the European Union in United Kingdom (UK) political discourse has often focused upon the proposition that as a project it is federal in nature. For this [...]

13 01, 2020

The relevant tasks now for Europe and for Federalists

By |2020-05-05T08:18:04+00:00January 13th, 2020|Categories: Views from the Federal Trust|Tags: , , |

by Ira Straus Chair, Center for War-Peace Studies 13th January 2020 It’s a new world in UK-EU relations. All -- Europeanists, federalists, the EU itself -- have to find their bearings in it. All have to refocus on the tasks most relevant for the future. So also do all who [...]

6 11, 2019

From the European Union to the Human Federation

By |2020-06-15T10:18:56+00:00November 6th, 2019|Categories: 2019, Europe, Federalism, Global|Tags: , , , |

Preparing Humanity for coexistence with Superintelligence 2nd December 2019 Lecture and Discussion with Tony Czarnecki, presenting his forthcoming book: Democracy for Human Federation – Coexisting with Superintelligence(external link to Amazon) Respondent: David Wood, Chair of London Futurists and Co-Founder of the Transhumanist Party Videos of the presentation and the response: [...]

13 09, 2019

Federalism, Parliament, Religion and Monarchy

By |2020-05-05T08:18:45+00:00September 13th, 2019|Categories: Views from the Federal Trust|Tags: , |

Federalism, Parliament, Religion and Monarchy Comparing Prorogation in the 17th Century with Prorogation in the 21st Century By Dr. Andrew Black, Digit LtdSenior Research Fellow at Global Policy Institute; Senior Research Fellow, Brunel Business School 13th September 2019 “You mean they actually vote for the lizards?""Oh yes," said Ford with a [...]

10 09, 2019

Federalism in Practice: Public Finance and a Democratic Union in Myanmar

By |2020-06-15T10:22:47+00:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: 2019, Federalism, Global|Tags: , |

30th September 2019 March 2016 saw Myanmar’s first democratically elected government to take office since 1962, though under a constitution that gives veto powers to non-elected representatives.  Before it took office the National League for Democracy (NLD) set out a new direction for the country, stating that it would ‘strive [...]

19 06, 2018

Devolution, federalism and the UK Constitution

By |2020-05-04T09:48:14+00:00June 19th, 2018|Categories: Brexit|Tags: , , , |

Devolution, federalism and the United Kingdom Constitution: Lessons and implications of the Brexit process by Dr Andrew Blick June 2018 About the author Dr Andrew Blick is a Senior Lecturer in Politics and Contemporary History, King’s College London; and Senior Research Fellow at the Federal Trust   Download the paper [...]